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#1 TALKING TO STRANGERS

Malcolm Gladwell

Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts. Read by the author. 8 hours, 42 minutes unabridged.

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#2 EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

SC Gwynne

The story of Quanah Parker, the last chief of the Comanches. Read by David Drummond. 15 hours, 3 minutes unabridged.

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#3 MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE

Lori Gottlieb

A psychotherapist becomes another therapist’s patient. Read by Brittany Pressley. 14 hours, 21 minutes unabridged.

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#4 EDUCATED

Tara Westover

The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university. Read by Julia Whelan. 12 hours, 10 minutes unabridged.

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#5 BECOMING

Michelle Obama

The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent. Read by the author. 19 hours, 3 minutes unabridged.

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#6 CATCH AND KILL

Ronan Farrow

The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter details some surveillance and intimidation tactics used to pressure journalists and elude consequences by certain wealthy and connected men. Read by the author. 10 hours, 43 minutes unabridged.

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#7 BORN A CRIME

Trevor Noah

A memoir about growing up in South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.” Read by the author. 8 hours, 50 minutes unabridged.

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#8 EXTREME OWNERSHIP

Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Applying the principles of Navy SEALs leadership training to any organization. Read by the authors. 8 hours, 15 minutes unabridged.

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#9 SAPIENS

Yuval Noah Harari

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species. Read by Derek Perkins. 15 hours, 17 minutes unabridged.

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#10 A WARNING

Anonymous

A senior official in the Trump administration offers an assessment of the president and makes a moral appeal. Read by Robert Fass. 8 hours, 57 minutes unabridged.

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#11 OUTLIERS

Malcolm Gladwell

Unexpected factors that explain why some people succeed, such as upbringing, timing and 10,000 hours of deliberate practice. Read by the author. 7 hours, 17 minutes unabridged.

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#12 WHY WE SLEEP

Matthew Walker

A neuroscientist uses recent scientific discoveries to explain the functions of sleep and dreams. Read by Steve West. 13 hours, 52 minutes unabridged.

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#13 DEAR GIRLS

Ali Wong

The comedian dispenses her brand of wisdom through letters to her children. Read by Justin Hakuta and the author. 6 hours, 20 minutes unabridged.

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#14 BLOWOUT

Rachel Maddow

The MSNBC host argues that the global oil and gas industry has weakened democracies and bolstered authoritarians. Read by the author. 15 hours, 33 minutes unabridged.

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#15 SAY NOTHING

Patrick Radden Keefe

A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles. Read by Matthew Blaney. 14 hours, 40 minutes unabridged.

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